Alcoholic/Ethanolic Liver Disease
Clinical syndrome and pathologic changes in the liver caused by alcohol. Most common case of liver disease. Chronic abuse of alcohol causes fatty deposits in liver, alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis.
Alcohol is metabolised in the liver, by alcohol dehydrogenase (mitochrondial) and oxidase enzymes of smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
Ranges from non specific symptoms to cirrhosis
Cessation of alcohol consumption.